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| Published: December 25, 2015

Anxiety among AIDS Patients: The Role of Age, Gender and Residence

Trupti Ambalal Chandalia ,

Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Hetal M. Patoliya

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.519/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.519

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The aim of the present study was to find out the difference in Anxiety with reference to age, gender and area of residence among AIDS patients. The participants were 360 AIDS patients was randomly selected from the Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Government Hospital, ART center in the Rajkot city in Gujarat. The sample falls in the age range of 21-50 year. Anxiety scales constructed by Derogatis (1994) were used to measure Anxiety among AIDS patients. The data was analysedusing ‘F’ test and tukey test. The result revealed significant difference in anxiety between male and female AIDS patients. It was observed that the female had high anxiety than male AIDS patients, area group no difference and old age high anxiety than young age AIDS patients.
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Trupti Ambalal Chandalia @ truptichandaliya03@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.519/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.519

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015

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